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Fred K.

San Diego, CA


Professional and Extremely Qualified Math and Statistics Tutor

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Background check passed as of 10/25/13
4.9 Avg. Rating
524 Ratings
5hrs Response Time
Excellent tutor!
— Amber, San Diego, CA on 4/23/15

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San Diego State University
Business Management
National University
San Diego State University


San Diego State University (Business Management)

National University (Other)

San Diego State University (Master's)

About Fred

Hi, my name is Fred. I have been a classroom teacher for over 15 years. I have taught math and statistics in both high school and Grossmont College. I have single subject certification for all levels of math in high school and have completed all coursework required for the Master's in Statistics/Biostatistics at SDSU. I truly enjoy teaching and tutoring students in math and statistics and I believe my student ratings reflect that. My method of combining patience, simplification and directness has surprised many students as the ease of learning concepts they originally thought to be very difficult.

As a high school baseball coach for over 10 years I am extremely patient at teaching a concept and totally focused on the student's understanding of that concept. I specialize in simplifying concepts of Statistics and Calculus and am very adept at preparing a student for a test of any type. Much of this ability to prepare a student for a particular event comes from coaching.

As a retired teacher my schedule is very flexible and accommodating. I tutor daily from 12pm until 9pm and on weekends from 9am to 6pm. I also don't mind and expect to travel in a normal 25 mile radius.
Hi, my name is Fred. I have been a classroom teacher for over 15 years. I have taught math and statistics in both high school and Grossmont College. I have single subject certification for all levels of math in high school and have… Read more

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Travels within 35 miles of San Diego, CA 92115
Background Check: Passed

"Excellent tutor!"

- Amber, San Diego, CA on 4/23/15

"Professional Retired Professor of Statistics Tutor "

- Jessica, San Diego, CA on 3/1/15

"Very good"

- Karen , San Diego, CA on 2/16/15

"Very accommodating!"

- Sandi, Chula Vista, CA on 11/2/14

"Great tutor! Always makes time."

- Jennifer, Santee, CA on 10/17/14

"Just Perfect"

- Dawn, San Diego, CA on 10/7/14

"Very Helpful"

- Consuella, San Diego, CA on 9/13/14

"Fred is extremely easy to learn from and has incredible patience!"

- Michelle, San Diego, CA on 8/26/14
Fred replied on 8/30/2014

Hi Michelle,

Thanks so much for your feedback. This is why I still do this and what I enjoy the most about tutoring, the acknowledgement that I have increased a student's success level. It was a pleasure working with your son and I wish him the best of luck in school and basketball.
Thanks again.

"Great Tutor"

- MALIK, Los Angeles, CA on 5/21/14

"Best tutor there is!"

- Victoria, La Jolla, CA on 3/19/14

"A Huge Help!"

- Natalia, El Cajon, CA on 3/18/14

"Thank you"

- Felicia, San Diego, CA on 3/12/14

"Very Patient and Great Personality!"

- Jerry, El Cajon, CA on 2/20/14
Fred replied on 3/6/2014

Thanks so much Jerry. Sorry it took so long to get back to you. This really makes me feel good about what I do. Thanks again.


"Great Tutor and Super Teaching Style "

- Theresa, Encinitas, CA on 9/12/13

"Amazing Tutor, willing to help you understand. "

- Kenia, San Diego, CA on 9/7/13

"Scores went from "F's" to "A's"

- Dan, El Cajon, CA on 9/5/13

"Patient and good with HS students."

- Kelli, San Diego, CA on 8/29/13

"Great statistics tutor!"

- Madeline, La Mesa, CA on 8/17/13

"Very Helpful!"

- Leah, Lakeside, CA on 2/22/13

"Above and beyond."

- Jason, Santee, CA on 1/24/13

"Fred is the BEST tutor; so patient and knowledgeable!"

- Lynette, San Diego, CA on 11/24/12
Fred replied on 11/28/2012

Hi Lynette, thank you so much. I really appreciate this, especially coming from you. This is why I keep doing what I am doing. Thanks again.

"Extremely knowledgeable and very patient"

- Cindy , El Cajon, CA on 11/6/12
Fred replied on 11/8/2012

Thank you very much Cindy. This is the type of response that makes me want to do what I am doing with these student until I can't. Again, thank you very much.

"Cool Dude"

- Susan, Salt Lake City, UT on 8/30/12
Fred replied on 9/6/2012

Hi Susan,
Sorry it took so long to thank you for your comments. I really appreciate the feedback and that to me is what means more to me than the money or anything else. To me it is quite an accomplishment to make someone, especially kids better than they were before you met them. Thanks again, Fred.

"Fred is the tutor for you!"

- Annie, San Diego, CA on 3/21/12

"A+ Tutor"

- Amy, Poway, CA on 12/22/11

"Great Tutor"

- Vasanth, Chula Vista, CA on 9/14/11

"Excellent Tutor"

- Laura Blair, Poway, CA on 8/31/11
Fred replied on 9/10/2011

Laura, thank you very much not only does that increase my student base and cause me to be more successful at what I do, but more importantly it validates my reasons for tutoring and teaching. I truly appreciate your feedback. Thank you, Fred

"Fred is wonderful!"

- Mariel, San Diego, CA on 7/15/11

"I owe my "A" to Fred K."

- Whitney, San Diego, CA on 7/14/11

"Fred is a tutor for anyone. He knows his stuff and knows how to teach it so the student understands."

- Pam, San Diego, CA on 10/14/10
ACT Math, Actuarial Science, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Econometrics, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, SPSS, Statistics, Trigonometry
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
Corporate Training:
SPSS, Statistics

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I have been a high school baseball coach for eight years. I am currently one of the lead coaches on a very successful high school travel ball program called the "Mad Dogs." I played on a National Championship junior college program for Pasadena City College in 1967 and at SDSU after that. I specialize in hitting and base my approach on the philosophy of Ted Williams, Tony Gwynn and Darrell Evans.


I have taken over 30 upper division credits in statistics and 3 of those were in upper division biostatistics and 3 were in the Graduate level of Biostatistics. I have tutored students successfully in biostatistics before. I am sure I can continue.


I have taken and passed discrete mathematics, which entails an extensive chapter on propositional logic. I am also about halfway through my Master's in statistics at SDSU, which contains a good deal of material based on the fundamentals of logic.

San Diego State University
Business Management
National University
San Diego State University


San Diego State University (Business Management)

National University (Other)

San Diego State University (Master's)

Excellent tutor! — Fred is an excellent tutor. I called on him to help me study for the PRAXIS common core mathematics test. He was quick to respond to my request for tutoring and had flexible availability. He is patient, encouraging, and knowledgeable. He helped boost my confidence in math and for the test. After tutoring with him my test score went up 11 1/2%. I recommend Fred without any hesitation. ...

— Amber, San Diego, CA on 4/23/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Travel policy

Fred will travel within 35 miles of San Diego, CA 92115.

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